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North Douglas MHK's want sheltered accommodation scheme for old prison site

Tue, 04 Mar 2014

The two north Douglas MHK’s say they have a clear idea of what they’d like to see fill the old Victoria Road prison site.

Both Bill Henderson and John Houghton have campaigned to have the prime spot redeveloped for a long time now.

A consultation has been launched this week to allow the input of the public and anyone putting forward a development proposal.

Bill Henderson told us the North Douglas area is currently desperate for single housing units and sheltered accommodation in the public sector.

He says whatever goes ahead it must be in-keeping with the surroundings and a definite enhancement:

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